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Old 05-07-2003, 11:50 PM   #1
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Default Eibach prokit review for 2002-2003 wrx's

I was looking for setup that wouldnt be very expensive, but would take out the fender gap and improve handling. These did exactly that. I was impressed that these aren't very stiff, so the ride quality is almost stock, just slightly slightly stiffer.... to compare my father's 04 with a sunroof is still stiffer than my car. the 04's with sunroofs have stiffer springs. anyway...the car isnt too low and i can still go over stuff. I still have stock wheels. Im very pleased with the ride quality and overall look of my car. Definately a + for an everyday driver. A+, and the car handles turns better as well.
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Old 05-08-2003, 12:18 AM   #2
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Cool. Do you have a picture? I was thinking of these springs (or Prodrives) with the stock rims, also.

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Old 05-08-2003, 03:01 AM   #3
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Default i'll take one on friday

because im at college....i dont have my digital

but the fender gap is almost eliminated....nice ride...
and the "lower look" without the harsh ride...let me know if you need a set... 201.10 shipped (paypal charge of 1.10 included) or deduct it for a money order
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Old 05-09-2003, 12:37 AM   #4
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did you have to ajust the camber after installing the springs? If so how, with a kit?
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Old 05-09-2003, 01:01 AM   #5
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M3toWRX,
Thanks for the review. I also want to know if you got the camber kits for both front and back for your car.
Are you saying that we can get the springs from you? Can you get the ones for the WRX wagon (7711.140
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Greetings USA1

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Old 05-09-2003, 01:28 AM   #6
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get the springs from me...im not reviewing them so i can sell them, im reviewing them because I use them (i dont even make $10 a set so it really doesnt matter to me)

it was done by a pro place...i didnt buy any camber kits or anything. they did a great alignment job and said springs settle so get the alignment checked again in 1.5 months

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Old 05-13-2003, 11:12 AM   #7
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I have the Pro-Kit and they are great. Rear camber isn't too bad, and the stiffness is about right for hard street driving.
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Old 06-26-2003, 10:49 AM   #8
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Springs are great if you want comfort and lower your car a bit. I sure would have liked lower in the front, but didnt want to loose comfort.

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Old 06-26-2003, 05:58 PM   #9
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I love the springs!!! They work really good with KYB AGX struts. I did get some specialty products camber bolt to adjust the camber(not needed but wanted). Rides great!!! corners good to. Here is a pic of the fender gap






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Old 08-06-2003, 12:17 AM   #10
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do u have to buy camber kits to install the springs? and how long does it usually take to install the kit? thanks
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Old 08-06-2003, 06:43 AM   #11
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you need cambe ket only if you want agressive settings. I used factory settings with no problem.
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Old 08-06-2003, 02:06 PM   #12
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sorry...but wut do u mean by "agressive setting"?
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Old 08-06-2003, 09:30 PM   #13
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some people put 0 camber rear, so cornering is better. Autox stuff, or some really spirited people. Think oem is close to 1 rear camber. Search on alignment settings and yull se a lot of custom settings around but all go around getting the lowest positive rear camber
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Old 08-07-2003, 11:05 PM   #14
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some people put 0 camber rear, so cornering is better. Autox stuff, or some really spirited people. Think oem is close to 1 rear camber. Search on alignment settings and yull se a lot of custom settings around but all go around getting the lowest positive rear camber
0 camber in the rear DOES NOT make cornering "better". What it does do is it makes the car more prone to over steering, this doesn't always translate to cornering better. 1 is nowhere near what the rear camber settings are, the stock nominal setting is -1.30 degrees. Don't just go throwing positive camber on your rear without giving thought to the overall balance of the car. If you want a fairly neutral car that you can coax oversteer from, you can keep the stock camber settings, run a stiffer sway bar, and bump up the front negative camber to around -1.5 to -2.0. It's all about balance. A car with 0 rear camber and -.75 front camber is pretty friggin weird to drive, with RE92s the car felt like it was skating around mid-corner, hardly confidence inspiring. I'm running -1.5 front and -1.3 rear with a 24mm rear sway bar and the car handles pretty well, a bit on the hairy side though. I'm going to go back down to 22mm, I'm a wimp. I have yet to autox the car though, just some mountain roads and on ramps at speed. So with that said, the car handles the way I intended and fairly predictably. Don't know about the 10/10ths stuff yet
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I love the springs!!! They work really good with KYB AGX struts. I did get some specialty products camber bolt to adjust the camber(not needed but wanted). Rides great!!! corners good to. Here is a pic of the fender gap


Which AGXs are you using? Your car is dropped exactly like mine is so I'm assuming you didn't get the WRX specific struts. I'm curious as to whether camber bolts are necessary for the WRX specific AGXs and the Pro-Kit. If you're using the "correct" struts, I probably won't bother getting them as the only thing that bothered me about the GC8 AGXs was the ride height.
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I have the GC8's they are way good I love them. I put camber bolts in just in case because I am anal like that. I have heard that you can get away with not haveing them. but i dunno

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I have heard that you can get away with not haveing them. but i dunno

BEN
Maybe if you didn't have lowering springs, but with the Pro Kit, I ended up with something like -3.25 R -2.9L in the rear. I can't imagine cruising around like that all the time. Road ruts would be murder.
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really i didn't check my specs i just got it aligned. I would always recomend getting a alignment after you even touch your suspension.
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